Animals

What’s Your Favorite Misunderstood Animal?

Bats

Bats

      It is so hard to sort out what bat facts are true and which are myths. Bats are one of our favorite animals yet they are so...

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Beavers

Beavers

 Do you feel strongly about beavers? Some people think they are pests, cutting down trees and some, like us, think they are saviors of our...

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Black Bears

Black Bears

 Black bear facts are hard to separate from the myths surrounding these majestic misunderstood animals. When you think of black bears, are you...

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Bog Turtles

Bog Turtles

    How come we have never heard of bog turtles? Yet they happen to live in our state. Are you fascinated with turtles, especially...

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Butterflies

Butterflies

  The amazing butterfly. There are so many butterfly facts, it is hard to know where to begin. But here we go. Out of the 20,000 species of...

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Elephants

Elephants

 Fun Elephant Facts Who doesn’t love elephants and want to know some cool elephant facts? First, they are the largest land animal on the planet...

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Flying Squirrels

Flying Squirrels

 What Exactly Are Flying Squirrels? Flying squirrels are one of the coolest looking animals on the planet. But they are completely...

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Frogs

Frogs

 So What Is A Group Of Frogs Called? Hmm. It is not a navy, but an army. Just one of many fun frog facts. But what about a group of toads? They...

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Gray Wolves

Gray Wolves

  Have you ever thought about a world with no gray (also spelled grey) wolves or wolves of any kind? Hmm. Would we be safer? Would our planet...

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Hellbenders

Hellbenders

 What The Heck Is A Hellbender? Have you ever seen a hellbender? OK, stop right there. What the heck is a hellbender? Well, they just happen to...

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Gorillas

Gorillas

 Gorilla Facts We love gorillas. They are our closest relative, yet one of our most misunderstood animals. But first, some gorilla facts. Are...

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Giraffes

Giraffes

 There are so many interesting giraffe facts about the tallest animal on our planet. So let's get started. First, giraffes are about 15-20 feet...

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Hyenas

Hyenas

 How can you not love hyenas, yet they are one of our great, misunderstood animals. Literature, folklore and even movies haven’t done them any...

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Lemurs

Lemurs

 It is hard not to fall in love with a lemur. How can you not love them when one is crawling up your pant leg looking at you with those big,...

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Polar Bears

Polar Bears

 All bears, to some extent, are misunderstood. We think polar bears fall into the totally misunderstood category First, some polar bear facts....

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Jellyfish

Jellyfish

 Have you wondered if a jellyfish is a fish? You know the slimy blobs you see on the beach?  When you start learning some jellyfish facts, you...

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Owls

Owls

 Owls are one of our most misunderstood birds. Why? First, let's look at some cool owl facts to understand them. They have no teeth. So how do...

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Opossums

Opossums

 Opossums are great neighbors. But first, let's go through some opossum facts and myths. When you were a kid, were you always the last to get...

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Red Wolves

Red Wolves

 Have you ever heard of our American red wolf? Do you know any red wolf facts? Or seen pups playing? Prepare to fall in love!First, I can't...

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Skunks

Skunks

 Have you ever thought about skunks? Probably not until you smell one. Why is that? They seem forgotten until that dreadful smell hits you....

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Red Foxes

Red Foxes

 Foxes in your neighborhood? You might be surprised to learn red foxes are one of the most widespread land mammals, other than humans, on the...

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Porcupines

Porcupines

 Do you know porcupines climb trees? American porcupines are another misunderstood animal. Many folks believe they can shoot their quills at...

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Rhinos

Rhinos

 Could rhinos go extinct in our lifetime? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. But first some basic rhino facts.How Many Species Of Rhino Exist...

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Snakes

Snakes

 Snakes need some love. Misunderstood and much needed for our environment, snakes get a bad rap. Here’s a quick quiz. Are you more likely to be...

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Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

   What exactly are sea turtles? We think of them as the mariners of the sea. And they have superpowers! But let's start at the beginning....

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Vultures

Vultures

 The misunderstood vulture needs some of our love. Vultures are often described as ugly, or even alien looking. And they eat dead things, ugh!...

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